The pain of economic slowdown is growing in rural households.
Municipal authorities blame their poor performance on the over-reliance on provincial governments and paucity of funds.
It might be the fear of a blowback in their country of residence that is restraining them from diverting investment.
‘Erra did most of its work in the first five years. The pace of progress has slowed down since.’
There is no official word from China on the apparent slow pace of CPEC projects.
People are confused because of the aggressive stance of taxmen.
The narrow window of time to discuss and adjust the budget proposals can be blamed for the limited interaction.
‘The first budget of the third term is in essence the same as the last one of the second term, which, ...
What is beyond doubt and debate is the necessity of making adjustments in spending patterns.
The key gainers of this shift were local providers of goods and services.
‘Shopkeepers are anxious about low footfall so close to Eid. I have never seen a situation like this before,’
The volume of donations in Ramazan this year is projected to be around Rs170bn, same as that of last year.
Consumer demand has crashed, but central bankers see it as a sign of successful policies aimed at cooling ...
‘Further squeezing the development spending will only suffocate the economy and alienate people’
The Fiscal Responsibility and Debt Limitation Act 2005 is weak because it recommends no penalty.
Islamabad and Beijing have agreed to ensure electronic data exchange to curb under-invoicing as the bilateral trade...
In this report, the Dawn Business and Finance team attempts to scratch...
The minister supported leaving market forces to decide the price of non-essential items produced by pharmaceuticals
The lack of clarity regarding the programme’s finances is the key reason why the plan is not being taken seriously ...
Distributing petty cash is not a solution to help people sustain their families and deal with the rising cost of living.